Home Two wheelers oi-Rahul Nagaraj By Rahul Nagaraj Updated: Wednesday, November 13, 2019, 16:01 [IST] Ultraviolette Automotive has launched its first-ever performance-oriented electric motorcycle, the F77 in Bangalore. The new Ultraviolette F77 electric motorcycle is priced at between Rs 3 lakh to Rs 3.25 lakh, on-road (Bangalore). The Ultraviolette F77 is powered by 3 modular lithium-ion battery packs with a maximum capacity of 4.2kWh. The batteries are mated to an electric motor, producing a total power output of 33.5bhp at 2,250rpm and 90Nm of torque at the motor (450Nm at the wheel). Ultraviolette claims a top speed of 147km/h from the F77 while accelerating from 0 - 100km/h in 2.9 seconds. The electric motorcycle also comes with a maximum range of 150km on a single charge from its 3 battery packs. In terms of other mechanicals, the Ultraviolette F77 electric motorcycle comes with a steel trellis frame with the electric motor as the stressed member. The front … [Read more...] about Ultraviolette F77 Electric Motorcycle Launched In India: Prices Start At Rs 3 Lakh
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Home Four wheelers oi-Rahul Jaswal By Rahul Jaswal Published: Wednesday, November 13, 2019, 13:33 [IST] China owned MG Motor is aiming to sell up to 3,000 units of the soon-to-be-launched ZS electric SUV in India. The company wants to offer more than what is being offered in the electric segment, and also plans to unveil the all new ZS Electric next month. Mr Rajeev Chaba, the President and Managing Director at MG Motor India, said that the company was working towards developing an ecosystem around electric mobility in India. The company is tying up with partners for charging infrastructure and battery management, and is also exploring a subscription model for buyers. MG Motor India also feels that while manufacturers are making an effort to go electric and are being supported by the government's FAME schemes, the scarcity of charging infrastructure and higher pricing of the electric vehicles are keeping customers away. India does not have a mass electric segment … [Read more...] about MG Aims At Selling Up To 3,000 Units Of The All-Electric ZS SUV In India
Imagine dropping the top to hear the V12 scream all the way up to 8,900 rpm. Hot on the heels of yesterday’s F8 Spider debut, Ferrari is now introducing yet another convertible. Based on the V12-engined 812 Superfast coupe, the new 812 GTS is touted as being the most powerful cabriolet you can buy thanks to its naturally aspirated 6.5-liter gasoline engine pushing out 789 horsepower and a massive 718 Newton-meters (530 pound-feet) of torque. To put those numbers into perspective, the new convertible from Maranello outshines not only the Chevy Corvette ZR1 (C7) Convertible with its 755 hp generated by a 6.2-liter supercharged V8, but also the Lamborghini Aventador SVJ Roadster rated at 759 hp coming from a 6.5-liter naturally aspirated V12. Gallery: 2020 Ferrari 812 GTS 7 Photos The entire horsepower kicks in at 8,500 rpm but the V12 actually redlines at an impressive 8,900 rpm, with the full torque available from 7,000 rpm. The driver can access 80% of … [Read more...] about Ferrari 812 GTS Revealed With 789 HP And 211 MPH Top Speed
A 503-horsepower biturbo V8 sits under the hood of Aston's stunning new sports coupe. If the DB11 initiated the latest new era of Aston Martin, then the 2018 Vantage looks to be the full realization of it. Taking cues from James Bond’s DB10 in Spectre, of which only 10 were made exclusively for the movie, the 2018 Vantage significantly differentiates itself from the rest of Aston’s GT lineup. “If the DB11 is the gentleman, the Vantage is the hunter,” says chief exterior designer Miles Nurnberger. Watch a walkaround video of the new Vantage: 2018 Aston Martin Vantage Makes Video Debut While it retains the Vantage’s basic proportions of a front-engine coupe with a low-arcing roofline, it’s decidedly more aggressive and athletic looking than its predecessor. With its sloped shark nose and its more open front grille, the Vantage seems to be sniffing at the ground for lunch.A defined crease, not unlike the white streamer lines … [Read more...] about 2018 Aston Martin Vantage Packs 503 HP In A Lighter, Sexier Body
Home Four wheelers oi-Stephen Neil By Stephen Neil Published: Friday, March 22, 2019, 11:52 [IST] Volvo announces plans and techniques to be used by the company to curb speeding, intoxication and driver distraction. Volvo's cars are easily the safest machines on earth, but Volvo wants to take it a step further and make its cars much safer than they already are. The new plans are in line with the company's Vision 2020 plan. It was in 2007 that Jan Ivarsson, Volvo's senior technical advisor for safety had announced the Vision 2020 plans. According to Vision 2020, Volvo set an ambitious goal to reach zero serious injuries or fatalities in its cars. Well, when it comes to technology, Volvo has clearly done their best with driver aids, active and passive safety systems, airbags, etc. Cars are becoming safer by the day with all manufacturers trying to pack their cars with safety features. ABS has been implemented on almost all cars on sale in India and in International … [Read more...] about Volvo’s Cars To Curb Bad Human Behaviour — Does Human Behaviour Limit Safety Technologies?